Sperm Whale capsizes boat of would-be rescuers; one drowns

14 03 2007

I’ve said plenty about people slaughtering whales, wolves, and rattlesnakes over the past few days, but here’s video of a Sperm Whale that capsized the boat of some of its attempted rescuers, killing one of them;

This should remind us that just because a particular government engages in an unethical practice (i.e. whaling), it does not mean that all the individuals do not care about the animals or share the same view. When I first heard the story I thought “They’re trying to get another whale? Sheesh,” but in truth the whale had strayed into a bay and (according to this news report) the fishermen were trying to drive back towards deeper water.


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